Thomas Jerold Wheatley
23 enero , 1940 – 11 junio , 2021
Thomas “Tom” Jerold Wheatley, PhD, passed away on June 11, 2021.
Tom was born on January 23, 1940, in San Diego, California to Bacil and Opal Wheatley. His daughter Elizabeth and his wife Isabel preceded him in death.
Tom was a 1958 graduate of Punahou High School. He enjoyed surfing and was a scratch golfer. Tom earned a 4th degree black belt in Judo and taught the sport to pay for college, graduating from the University of Idaho in 1963 with a degree in forestry and another degree in business management. In the same year, Tom married Isabel Jean Woods and received a naval commission, going on to serve three tours of duty in Vietnam as a line officer. After leaving the Navy, Tom worked primarily in the forest management industry, and earned a master’s in finance and a doctorate in mathematics from Portland State University.
Tom is survived by his son Thomas, daughter-in-law Carmen, grandsons Michael and Matthew, and cat Samantha.